The Economics of Renewable Energy Supply



This chapter introduces the economics of renewable energy supply. It covers the economics of renewable electricity supply and that of bio-fuels and presents the commonly used support mechanisms. The concerns for level-playing field for renewable energies and the cost barriers are also discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of DundeeDundeeUK

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